January dec03 News
All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Sun 25 January 2015
Not just This Comedian...
Comedy highlights of the week
25/01/2015 … TodayTV: It's survived cancellations before, but this time it really is the end for Futurama, after ten universe-trotting series.
Vic and Bob get Slapstick honour
And Plasticine versions of themselves
25/01/2015 … Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are today receiving an award for excellence from vintage comedy festival Slapstick.
Fri 23 January 2015
Talksport to me
Novak's Terry Tibbs to host radio phone-in
23/01/2015 … Kayvan Novak is to host a show on Talksport radio in the guise of his Fonejacker wheeler-dealer alter-ego, Terry Tibbs.
Radio 4 to air Edinburgh's best newcomer
Alex Edelman records new version of Millennial
23/01/2015 … Edinburgh best newcomer Alex Edelman is to have his own Radio 4 show.
Bill Bailey leads new batch of iPlayer comedies
Films from loads of familiar names
23/01/2015 … A host of top comedy names, led by Bill Bailey, are making new comedy shorts for the BBC iPlayer.
He performed The Aristocrats gag in German... this is how it went down
WTF: Weekly Trivia File
23/01/2015 … • When Joey Essex was asked by the Funny Women people who his favourite female comedian was, he hesitated before coming up with: 'Um, I don't actually know the person's name.
Brendan O'Carroll is philanthropist of the year
A tight 5: January 23
23/01/2015 … MRS BROWN’S BOYS creator Brendan O'Carroll has been named Ireland’s philanthropist of the year.
Thu 22 January 2015
Simon Pegg to write Star Trek 3 script
...and return as Scotty
22/01/2015 … Simon Pegg is to co-write the next Star Trek film, it has been revealed.